Drysdale Looking For First Team Opportunity

Declan Drysdale has said that he is looking for first team opportunities at Coventry City.

The defender joined from Tranmere Rovers on a two and a half year deal after the Sky Blues paid compensation for the 19 year old, who has settled into City U23's defence well.

“It’s been good I’m starting to settle in now and the lads have welcomed me in and all the coaching staff have been brilliant from top to bottom and I’m starting to feel comfortable and I am enjoying being here," said Drysdale to the club website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Obviously it’s been different moving to a new club, I was used to the bubble I was in at home, so moving away has been a challenge.

“I’m feeling better for it because I needed to be more independent in myself and I’m getting that here and it’s making me a better person and I’m focusing on my football as much as I can. talented centre-backs at the club, from those in the first team, to those in the development squads.

“It was a big reason for me joining Coventry with the chances younger players get.

“You see in recent weeks Sam McCallum has been given his chance and you have players of the past like James Maddison who have gone on to play in the Premier League and I’m hoping I can get the opportunity myself here at this club.

“When you come to a big club like Coventry you want to earn a place in the first team and you want to get there as quick as possible,

“I know that isn’t going to happen without the hard work on the training ground and I need to put the work in and then take it from there.”

 

 

 

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